[Haskell-cafe] How easy is it to hire Haskell programmers
aditya.siram at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 13:16:30 EDT 2010
> And learning (fun) should be an important aspect of the position.
Whatever FP you're coming from, I don't think you can pick up Haskell
on the job. Haskell seems to require you to disappear into a cave for
a while, then again I haven't had the pleasure of working with
experienced Haskell programmers.
> Paul Johnson-2 wrote:
>> I'm starting to see job adverts mentioning Haskell as a "nice to have",
>> and even in some cases as a technology to work with.
>> However right now I'm looking at it from the other side. Suppose
>> someone wants to hire a Haskell developer or three. How easy is this?
>> I'd appreciate replies from people who have actually done this.
>> * How many applications did you get?
>> * How many of those applicants knew what a monad is, or how to write
>> FizzBuzz in Haskell?
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